amebiasis

noun am·e·bi·a·sis \ ˌa-mi-ˈbī-ə-səs \
variants: or

Definition of amebiasis

plural amebiases play \-ˌsēz\
: infection with or disease caused by amoebas (especially Entamoeba histolytica)

Origin and Etymology of amebiasis

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amebiasis

noun am·e·bi·a·sis
variants: or amoebiasis play \ˌam-i-ˈbī-ə-səs\

medical Definition of amebiasis

plural amebiases play \-ˌsēz\
: infection with or disease caused by amoebas (especially Entamoeba histolytica)

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